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Last week's stockmarket bounce may be short-lived

Yellen could shock markets if she underplays dangers of oil field and Chinese busts at Wednesday's Fed meeting


AFTER a four-week-long retreat, US stocks finally bounced last week, but they did so on hopes of central-bank support. Those hopes may be dashed this week.

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve will release its first policy statement since initiating a new rate cycle in December. While the US...